Regulatory T Cells and T Helper Cells Event – Royal Veterinary College – April 2014




Regulatory T Cells and T Helper Cells:

Fundamental Biology & Translational Research

Meeting Themes: Autoimmune Disease and Cancer

Friday 25th April 2014

 To be held at the RVC’s Camden Campus, Royal College Street, London, NW1 0TU

 Society of Biology accredited for CPD


08:30 ‐ 09:10 Registration and refreshments

09:10 ‐ 09:15 Introduction by the Chair

Morning theme: Autoimmune Disease
09:15 ‐ 10:00               Pathomechanisms of diabetes mellitus

Professor Anne Cooke

10:00 ‐ 10:45   Interplay between Treg and Th cells in autoimmune diabetes

Professor Lucy Walker

10:45 ‐ 11:15   Mid-morning break: Refreshments, networking, poster and exhibit viewing

(also speakers’ photograph in first 15 minutes of this period)

11:15 ‐ 12:00   In vivo imaging of the cell interactions underlying T cell differentiation

Professor Paul Garside

12:00 ‐ 12:45   Three abstracts presented in oral format (15 minutes per abstract)

12:45 ‐ 14.00  Lunch, networking, poster and exhibit viewing

Afternoon theme: Cancer
14:00 ‐ 14:45   Keynote Address: Linking T cell exhaustion to chronic inflammation

Professor Dr med Joachim Schultze

14:45 ‐ 15:30   Regulatory T cells and allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation:

                           a blessing or a curse Dr Jeff Davies

15:30 ‐ 16:00   Afternoon break: Refreshments, networking, poster and exhibit viewing
16:00 ‐ 16:45   Regulatory T cells: a barrier to effective anti-tumour immunity

Professor Awen Gallimore

16:45 ‐ 17:25   Open panel discussion/’meet the speakers’
17:25 ‐ 17.30   Presentation of awards to oral presenters




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